Charlene May is an attorney with the Legal Resources Centre based in Cape Town. Charlene holds a LLB degree from the University of the Western Cape and completed her articles of community service at the Legal Resources Centre. She currently works in the LRC’s focus area dedicated to Gender and Non-Discrimination where her work has focused on issues such as domestic violence and the implementation of relevant gender based violence legislation, sexual orientation and gender identity and related discrimination and women in custom. She has co-authored a number of publications for the LRC in respect of the aforementioned areas of law. Charlene also serves on the Management Board of Wellness Foundation a Trust advocating for the recognition of community care workers in South Africa.